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Benjamin Perez was shot and orphaned on Dec. 22, 1997 in Acteal, a tiny village in Chiapas. 45 people, most of them women and children were executed. The PRI, a corrupt party that just oozed it’s way back into power in Mexico, was responsible. This picture was made Dec. 24th 1997 in a hospital in San Cristobal de las Casas.  A neighbor and her child on left, Benjamin’s grandfather is on right. This picture is available for licensing via Corbis.
Acteal, no se olvida.

Benjamin Perez was shot and orphaned on Dec. 22, 1997 in Acteal, a tiny village in Chiapas. 45 people, most of them women and children were executed. The PRI, a corrupt party that just oozed it’s way back into power in Mexico, was responsible. This picture was made Dec. 24th 1997 in a hospital in San Cristobal de las Casas.  A neighbor and her child on left, Benjamin’s grandfather is on right. This picture is available for licensing via Corbis.

Acteal, no se olvida.

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